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Executive Search Sourcer | Recruiter

United States - Washington - Seattle


Executive Search Sourcer | Recruiter

As an Executive Sourcer | Recruiter you will handle candidate development in support of the global executive search function for Expedia Group. You will build, implement, and execute global candidate development strategies on an individual search basis for our leadership roles.

The core function of this role is to drive the identification, qualification, and presentation of quality external candidates for searches, as well as pipelining talent for future opportunities.

What you’ll do:

  • Generate potential candidates for search assignments

  • Attend intake meetings and client briefings/update meetings

  • Use competitive information, industry, and geographical knowledge to support search progress

  • Diligently report findings as necessary for each search including market feedback on the role, compensation, location, skillset, and other factors

  • Initiate outreach with identified potential candidates in the passive search funnel

  • Efficiently communicate the opportunity specifics, accurately assess the prospect’s qualifications, and influence candidates to pursue the opportunity, and/or provide alternative sources or referrals

  • Understanding our company, brands, and markets, including competitors/ecosystem, products, strategic direction, and role specifics is imperative

  • Expertise in the markets/verticals researched for each open position

  • Identify executives who have played a meaningful role in the success of top companies within the ecosystem and continuously scan the industry/market for additional targets

  • Prepare reports/data on an as-needed basis for search support

  • Provide an outstanding candidate experience, with timely follow-up, accurate information, and details about the role including job description, process expectations, and other details as needed

  • Create, build, or augment job descriptions and job adverts and post roles when appropriate

  • If the role is posted, review applicants, provide timely disposition, and track according to team guidelines in both Workday and Invenias (Executive Search CRM)

Who you are:

Ideal Experience

  • 3+ years recruiting experience combined with previous executive search activity in a complex, high-tech environment focused on technology functions (engineering, technology, AI, machine learning, data science, etc.)

  • Knowledge of/or ability to quickly learn key industry segments including eCommerce, technology, digital media/internet, travel, retail, etc.

  • Ability to quickly understand the functional breakdown and roles within the executive structure

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, non-negotiable

Key Behaviors for Success

  • Project and time management capability

  • Passion and resourcefulness for solving problems through creativity and ingenuity

  • Sound and accurate assessment skills

  • Effective and appropriate executive hiring manager and candidate engagement

  • Ability to work effectively in a lean, ambitious & global environment

  • Direct and transparent approach to communication

  • Authentic, passionate, and naturally curious – constantly asking the right business questions

  • Comfortable in an outstanding, white-glove, delivery-focused environment

  • Confident, self-motivated, and dynamic

Why join us:   

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work and to provide them the tools to do so.   


Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. 


If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. 


Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit 


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Human Resources Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle
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Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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